The Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program

MBA Program Mission

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program exists to provide a quality graduate-level education for working professionals as well as recent graduates seeking to further develop their business, strategic management, and quantitative skills in a global and dynamic environment. The program seeks to equip and empower students to lead in organizations and functions from a Christian worldview.

MBA Academic Program

The Master of Business Administration: Management (MBA) program is 24 months in length. Each course is 7 weeks in length, with a pre-week and 6 class meetings over 6 weeks. Classes are scheduled to meet one night a week. In addition, students will have work and project time outside the classroom. The distance education portion of any classes, if offered, may include online self-paced learning or other technology assisted education such as online classes conducted by the instructor.

The MBA program requires the following prerequisites (9 hours): BUS 3075 Business Foundations (3), ACT 3080 Foundations of Financial Accounting (3), and FIN 3085 Foundations of Managerial Finance (3). The MBA program is 42 credit hours. Students are required to complete set graduate business core courses, set MBA core courses, and one (1) of four available graduate business tracks. The selection and completion of a track is required.

MBA Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the MBA program should be able to:

  1. Synthesize and apply the functional areas of business to meet organizational goals.
  2. Design and manage the implementation of complex business solutions.
  3. Analyze and evaluate organizational related artifacts to make appropriate management decisions.
  4. Diagnose organizational situations and evaluate business strategies in a global context.
  5. Apply strategic analysis and planning tools.
  6. Communicate and present in a way that enhances organizational effectiveness.
  7. Interpret and comply with the business legal and regulatory mandates.
  8. Assess and develop the human resources of an organization.
  9. Apply advanced quantitative tools and techniques to support business and organizational development.

MBA Program Curriculum

General Business Core — 18 hours

BUS 5013Organizational Behavior and Leadership

3

ECO 5023Global and Economic Environment

3

BUS 6073Data-Based Decision-Making

3

ITI 5073Management Information Systems

3

MKT 5093Marketing Management

3

BUS 6013Business Ethics and Organizational Culture Development

3

MBA Core — 12 hours

ACT 6203Advanced Managerial Accounting

3

BUS 6023Production and Operations Management

3

FIN 6213Advanced Managerial Finance

3

BUS 6033Organizational Strategy and Change

3

Choose one of the following minors:

Information Technology Track — 12 hours

ITI 6600IT Legal, Regulatory, and Ethical Environment

3

ITI 6000IT Architecture

3

ITI 6300IT Project Planning, Management and Financial Control

3

ITI 6500IT Governance and Strategy

3

Healthcare Administration Track — 12 hours

HLT 6000Healthcare Policy and Systems

3

HLT 6200Legal and Regulatory Issues in Healthcare

3

HLT 6400Quality Healthcare Management

3

HLT 6600Healthcare Strategy

3

Project Management Track — 12 hours

PMI 6000Introduction to Project and Program Management

3

PMI 6200Project Schedule and Risk Management

3

PMI 6400Cost, Contract, and Procurement Management

3

PMI 6600Advanced Project and Program Management

3

Management and Leadership Track — 12 hours

BUS 6223The Legal Environment of Business

3

BUS 6100Human Resource Development and Management

3

PMI 6000Introduction to Project and Program Management

3

BUS 6200Leadership and Strategic Planning for Servant Leaders

3

Total Credit Hours: 42